Labour’s National Policy Forum: A missed opportunity?

Labour’s National Policy Forum: A missed opportunity?

Ed Miliband is a man of surprises. Standing against his brother – and winning. Delivering his hour-long 2012 Conference speech without notes. Single-handedly changing the political agenda from the economy to the cost of living at Conference in 2013.

So what rabbit out of the hat will he pull in just 60 days in Manchester?

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Connect delivers ground-breaking low carbon vehicle conference

Connect delivers ground-breaking low carbon vehicle conference

On Tuesday, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) held its annual conference at BIS (the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) in the heart of Whitehall. Connect Communications worked with LowCVP to build an industry-leading event focusing on low carbon investment and how it will transform the automotive sector, drive growth, drive productivity and a reduce global carbon emissions.

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Reshuffle 2014: A new generation

Reshuffle 2014: A new generation

Yesterday’s reshuffle was always expected to be more substantial than the minor rejigs in 2012 and 2013, but the scale of change took everyone in Westminster by surprise.

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Black clouds gather over Westminster

Black clouds gather over Westminster

Shall we just admit it? Westminster life without Nigel Farage is just not as much fun, is it? Having stormed the European elections six weeks ago, he’s now having to spend at least some of his time back in Brussels, offering few juicy stories for the papers to drool over – for now at least. Much to the relief of the other party leaders, no doubt. So who can we count on to make political waves in the (inevitably) brief period of Farage-free air time? Read more

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Queens Speech 2014: not-quite-a-zombie Parliament

Queens Speech 2014: not-quite-a-zombie Parliament

With a year to go until the general election and the Coalition Agreement all but exhausted, it was long predicted that this year’s Queen’s Speech would be light on content. Commentators and politicians alike have been predicting a ‘zombie’ Parliament, with limited legislation stretched to fill the long months before next May. Read more

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A few thoughts on Election 2014

A few thoughts on Election 2014

Six days after the polls closed and the dust is settling on a hectic weekend of triumph, heartbreak and wild predictions for 2015.

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